Sony Xperia 5 II vs Apple iPhone 12 mini vs Apple iPhone 8

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Display

Size:

6.1 inches
5.4 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution:

2520 x 1080 pixels, 21:9 ratio, 449 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 477 PPI
1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 326 PPI

Technology:

OLED
OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

80.82 %
85.83 %
65.34 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Apple A14 Bionic
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Hexa-core, 3100 MHz, 64-bit, 5 nm
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 650
Yes
Apple 3-core GPU

RAM:

8GB LPDDR5
4GB
2GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS)
64GB (NVMe), not expandable
256GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10)
iOS (14.x)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x)

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
2227 mAh
1821 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light

Front:

8 MP (EIS, HDR)
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.22 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (158 x 68 x 8 mm)
5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 inches (131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm)
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)

Weight:

5.75 oz (163.0 g)
4.76 oz (135.0 g)
5.22 oz (148.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP65/68
Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Blue, Grey
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue, Purple
Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n8, n28, n77, n78, SA, NSA
n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD, Album art cover
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Lightning
Lightning

Features:

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 19, 2021
Sep 12, 2017

FCC ID value:

PY7-50241N
BCG-E3174A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.32 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Body:

0.48 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.21 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.72 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 950
$ 729
$ 849

User Manual:

This is the official Sony Xperia 5 II User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 17, 2020
Oct 13, 2020
Sep 12, 2017

Expected Announcement:

Yes
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